She portrayed Queen Elizabeth II in the film A Question of Attribution alongside James Fox and also appeared in the British comedy Horrid Henry: The Movie.
She appeared in the TV series adaptation of Pride & Prejudice.
She appeared in Fawlty Towers from 1975 to 1979.
She had two children with her husband Timothy West, whom she married in 1963.
She was in the miniseries The Shell Seekers alongside Vanessa Redgrave.